Fr. Felix’s Funeral

Monday, November 16, 2015

Please pray for the repose of the soul of our beloved Fr. Felix Cassidy, O.P., who died on Friday, November 13, 2015. A great devotee of Our Lady of the Rosary and St. Jude, he touched the lives of countless people during his many years of ministry and priestly service. The funeral arrangements are as follows: […]

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New Habits

Thursday, November 12, 2015

On September 3, my five brothers and I were welcomed into a year of discernment with the Order of Preachers as we received the Dominican habit and officially began our novitiate. After a few months, I am now able to reflect on my early time with the Order, using the four pillars of Dominican life. Prayer […]

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DSPT Jubilee KickOff — Early Lay Dominican Lecture

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology will begin its celebration of the Order of Preacher’s 800th Jubilee with a lecture by Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P., on November 18 at 7:30pm. Entitled, “New Perspectives on Early Lay Dominicans: Our Changing Understanding of the Black Penitents and Dominican Third Order in the Middle Ages,” Fr. Augustine’s presentation […]

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800th Jubilee Video

Friday, November 6, 2015

From November 7, 2015 to January 21, 2017, Dominicans worldwide will celebrate the 800th Jubilee (anniversary) of the approval of the Order of Preachers by Pope Honorius III in 1216. Watch the video below to learn more about the Jubilee, what inspired Saint Dominic to preach and many other interesting facts.

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800 Years of Proclaiming the Gospel

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Every year on November 7, Dominicans around the world observe the Feast of All Saints of the Order of Preachers. This year we also begin to celebrate the 800th Jubilee of the Order. In honor of this special event, today we offer a brief profile of eight of our brothers and sisters who have faithfully served God […]

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St. Martin de Porres, O.P.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Martin de Porres Velázquez was born in Lima, Peru on December 9, 1579. The son of a Spanish nobleman and a freed slave from Panama, Martin would grow up to become one of the most revered members of the Order of Preachers. When he was very young, Martin took up an apprenticeship as a barber/surgeon. […]

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